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Mayfest Is Back!

Mayfest is one of our very favorite events, but with the invasion of COVID-19, it simply couldn’t happen at the regularly scheduled time. However, we are thrilled to say that Mayfest will be happening July 31—August 1 of this year at Tom Byrne Park! Mayfest: Optimism in the Face of Setbacks Executive Director of the… Read more

Free Lunches for Children 18 years of Age and Younger

Beginning Monday, April 13th, Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore will begin serving lunches for children up to age 18 years old on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 11 am until 1 pm or until the food is gone.

How Atmore Is Bouncing Back from COVID-19

As of April 30, Alabama has seen almost 7,000 cases of COVID-19, and experienced the loss of many. Governor Kay Ivey is taking the stance to continue keeping Alabamians at home as much as possible––to prevent spreading the virus to others in the state, and above all, to keep our families safe. In Atmore, our… Read more

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

While we’re still learning about the novel coronavirus, there are a lot of things we do know—like how it spreads, and how best to protect yourself and others. Keep reading for more information.  How to Protect Yourself Right now, there is no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. That means that the best way to prevent getting… Read more

Vaccines Are Coming to Escambia County and Brewton City Schools

This month, Brewton, Atmore and Flomaton communities will be partaking in School Based Vaccination Clinics to vaccinate children and protect them from HPV. According to a county-wide report, Alabama is in the top two percentile in the country for cervical cancer rates, and in the top five percentile for cervical cancer deaths. Human papilloma virus… Read more

Get to Know the Joyce B. Bolden Room

On February 10, 2020, the Atmore Public Library dedicated a room to Joyce B. Bolden to honor her dedication and commitment to the APL for 30 years. In November of 1975, Joyce became the director of Atmore Public Library. During her 30 years of leadership, she helped consolidate the Cornelia Elmore Library with the W.R…. Read more

Atmore’s Art Walk Project Moves Full Steam Ahead

Officials revealed the second phase of Atmore’s Art Walk at Escambia County High School on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. This second phase includes art installations of trains and bike racks featured throughout downtown Atmore. The installations were created to promote tourism, boost commerce, educate children, inspire the community, and spur workforce development by bringing attention… Read more

The Top 5 Things to Do in Atmore, Alabama

Atmore, Alabama is a picturesque town situated at the north edge of Escambia County. A mere 50 miles north of Pensacola, Florida and 54 miles northeast of Mobile, Alabama, this idyllic city is the perfect weekend getaway to explore the adventure and beauty Alabama has to offer.  Known as the home of the Poarch Band… Read more